Galway Simon 10K or 10M Run

Milestone Inventive was delighted to be invited by the Galway Simon Community to project manage the 5th edition of their annual 10km women’s mini marathon.

Milestone’s appointment came at the stage in the evolution of the event where it had outgrown the possibility of being staged using footpaths and pedestrian routes and a new route requiring road closures and a complex traffic management plan was called for.

Working together with Galway Simon, The City Council and Gardai over the past 3 years we have been able to optimise the start/finish location and logistics, minimise the extent and length of road closures, manage traffic flow using diversion signs and volunteer stewarding, communicate effectively with local residents and minimise costs.

Over 100 volunteer stewards are required for race marshalling and these are given a very detailed training on the traffic management plan plus specific instructions relevant to each individual station on the day.

In 2014 the race has grown to be come two races on the same day and Milestone is now managing the event production of both a 10K and 10 mile race.